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1932 PAULA 2019


February 27, 1932 — January 6, 2019

Paula Mae Ellis Nighbert, 86, of Hilliard, FL passed away January 6, 2019 at Lakes Crossing Assisted Living in Kingsland, Georgia.  She was born February 27, 1932 in Stanton, Texas to the late Paul Stadler Ellis and Mazzie Mae Wright Ellis.  She, along with her late husband, was member of the National Camping Travelers Club.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband:  Maynard Stockton Nighbert; a son:  Paul Nighbert; a sister:  Margaret Sanders; 2-brothers:  Charles Ellis and Alvin Ellis and a daughter-in-law:  Glenda Nighbert.

She is survived by her children:  Stockton Nighbert, Neil (Denise) Nighbert and James (Kristi) Nighbert; a daughter-in-law:  Penny Nighbert; a brother:  Jimmy (Neva) Ellis; 2-sisters-in-law:  Clare Ellis and Joyce Ellis; a brother-in-law:  Jim Sanders; 7-grandchildren:  Chad (Greta) Nighbert, Michael (Kelli) Nighbert, Audrey Nighbert (Brad) Shuler, Courtney Nighbert (Aaron) Petty, Dylan Nighbert, Erica Nighbert and Stephen (April) Kriete; 10-great grandchildren:  Paul Nighbert, Ross Nighbert, Adrian Nighbert, Adalynn Petty, Taylor Petty, Peyton Messenbeck, Zoie Kriete, Eli Kriete, Madalyn Shuler and Brendon Shuler and a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Georgia Hospice Care of Brunswick, Georgia

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 11, 2019

Starts at 6:00 pm

Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home Chapel

526 Oakwood St, Folkston, GA 31537

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